Hyderabad: Over 50 Beat COVID, But Relatives Unwilling To Take Them Home

Hyderabad: Over 50 Beat COVID, But Relatives Unwilling To Take Them Home

Hyderabad: Over 50 Beat COVID, But Relatives Unwilling To Take Them Home

Members of the family of discharged COVID sufferers are refusing to take them (Representational)


Members of the family of many COVID-19 sufferers at Gandhi Hospital, who’ve been discharged by authorities, are refusing to take them again house.

Dr Prabhakar Rao, Nodal Officer, Gandhi Hospital, mentioned there are “over 50 sufferers together with women and men who examined constructive for COVID-19” and underwent remedy on the hospital over final 10- 15 days.

“All of them are wholesome and don’t have any signs. We’ve got discharged them and declared them match for house quarantine. However their members of the family are refusing to take them to their residences,” he mentioned.

He mentioned many from amongst these 50 sufferers have waited outdoors the hospital for hours. “When nobody from their households got here to take them, we re-admitted them again to the hospital and supply them beds to remain. There are two age teams in these sufferers,” Dr Rao added.

He mentioned they’ve stored the group within the larger age bracket in Gandhi Hospital and the opposite group of individuals aged round 50 years has been shifted to Nature Treatment Hospital. “Their households are additionally asking us to do testing to make it possible for they’re adverse. On this important scenario doing checks repeatedly will not be doable,” he mentioned.

Dr Rao cited the case of a 93-year-old COVID-19 constructive lady, who was admitted to Gandhi Hospital 15 days in the past and is now tremendous and match to get discharged from the hospital.

He mentioned her members of the family should not coming ahead to take her to their residence and she or he is in hospital.

In one other case, an 85-year-old-person, who examined constructive and obtained admitted to Gandhi Hospital 16 days in the past, is now having no signs and is match for house quarantine.

“However his members of the family are refusing to take him to their residence and are demanding a re-test, Dr Rao mentioned.

Gandhi Hospital is the designated nodal centre in Telangana to deal with COVID-19 circumstances. 

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